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first / number one / primary
  *第* | 第* | *第
(prefix indicating ordinal number, e.g. first, number two etc) / order / (old) rank in the imperial examinations / mansion / (literary) but / just
first level
in the first moments (of sth happening) / immediately (after an event) / first thing
fourth quarter
front line / forefront
first round (of match, or election)
second round (of match, or election)
first quarter (of financial year)
third quarter (of financial year)
fourth quarter (of financial year)
first quadrant (of the coordinate plane, where both x and y are positive)
second quarter (of financial year)
World War II
World War One
secondary industry
second / number two / next / secondary
first case / first instance / first time (sth is done)
Third Reich, Nazi regime (1933-1945)
third person (grammar)
tertiary sector of industry
primary sector of industry
dinar (currency) (loanword)
second place
Dijon (France)
First international, organized by Karl Marx in Geneva in 1866
the second person / (fig.) someone else / third party
second job
fifth modernization, i.e. democracy, cf Deng Xiaoping's 鄧小平|邓小平 Four Modernizations 四個現代化|四个现代化
fourth period / quaternary (geological period covering the recent ice ages over the last 180,000 years)
third tone in Mandarin / falling-rising tone
First Lady (wife of US president)
the first pot of gold / the initial profits from an economic endeavour
T'bilisi, capital of Georgia 格魯吉亞|格鲁吉亚
(fig.) opening shot
sixth sense / intuition
third period / tertiary (geological era since the extinction of the dinosaurs at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary 65 million years ago)
first tone in Mandarin / high, level tone
fourth tone in Mandarin / falling tone
second tone in Mandarin / rising tone
The Second Sex (book by Simone de Beauvoir)
category 5 / CAT 5 (cable)
suboptimal health status
fourth channel / (in Taiwan) cable TV, FTV
fifth column (subversive group)
Tyrrhenian Sea between Sardinia and the Italian mainland
the first time / first / number one
nictitating membrane (zoology)
the second time / second / number two
Second Chinese Character Simplification Scheme (second round of simplified Chinese characters, proposed in 1977 and retracted in 1986) / abbr. to 二簡|二简
step one / first step
next day / the morrow
third party
at first glance / at first sight
third place
Type 2 diabetes
the person in charge / the head of the leadership group
Type 1 diabetes
(math.) first fundamental form
Third World
territory belonging to a third party (as a neutral location for peace negotiations or as a transit point for indirect travel or trade etc)
sb who is romantically involved with sb already in a committed relationship / the other woman / the other man / third person / third party (in dispute) / disinterested party / number three in a list
Second World (Cold War-era term referring to communist nations as a bloc)
(lit.) second spring / (fig.) falling in love for the second time / a new lease of life / rebirth
sixth sense (i.e. intuition, premonition, telepathy etc)

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